Exhibition Tour W/Cfam Curator Amy Galpin

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Join Dr. Amy Galpin for a tour of the current exhibition Transcommunality: Laura Anderson Barbata, Collaboration Beyond Borders. Anderson Barbata’s project highlights the vitality of the moko jumbie stilt-walking tradition and demonstrates the possibility of using this storied art form as a platform for social contemporary performance, group participation, and protest. Spanning from 13 feet tall to just 11 inches small, the works presented in Transcommunality range from textile-based to sculptural objects, as well as photographs, videos, and projections that document the collaborative project.

Laura Anderson Barbata is among Mexico’s most distinguished mid-career artists. Born in Mexico City, she currently lives and works in New York and Mexico City, where she is professor at the Escuela Nacional de Escultura, Pintura y Grabado La Esmeralda of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. Laura Anderson Barbata is a member of the National System of Artists (miembro del Sistema Nacional de Creadores), FONCA-CONACULTA.

The Transcommunality exhibition runs through April 10, 2016.

Free Admission and open to the Community. Please share this event with your friends, family, and colleagues!

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum is located on the Rollins College campus. No reservations or tickets are required for this event. Free parking is available on campus and in the SunTrust Garage on Lyman Avenue with a Museum-validated parking stub.

The museum is closed on Mondays, during major holidays and for installation of new exhibitions.
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